“Who’s there?” The nightgown clad girl called down into the chasm.
“No one” was the reply. “This is going to be too easy,” a sinister smile claimed a dark visage.
“Oh, okay then I don’t have to worry about the monsters that usually come out about this time.”
“Monsters? What monsters”?
“The ones trained to protect me while I sleep,” she curled up with her monster pillow falling fast asleep.
She could not hear the gasp, breaking of bones, or chewing noise at the bottom of the staircase.
This delightful spiral staircase is this week’s photo prompt for Friday Fictioneers hosted by Rochelle Wisof-Fields. Friday Fictioneers is a weekly flash fiction meme prompting writers with photography to write fiction in 100 words or less. Give it a try!